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STB Receives Another Excellence Award in Dublin

STB Receives Another Excellence Award in Dublin

Sarawak Tourism Board (STB) chief executive officer Sharzede Salleh Askor received the Asia-Pacific Excellence Award for the Film Video category in Dublin yesterday.

The exemplary promotional video of the Rainforest World Music Festival (RWMF) 2018 won the award, trumping videos by Marina Bay Sands and many other applicants.

STB was also shortlisted among the three finalists under the category in Travel and Tourism, in addition to receiving this award.

The Asia-Pacific Excellence Awards were created to honour the most outstanding achievements of communications professionals in their field. In addition to this, the awards also provide an excellent networking forum for all attendees and take a comprehensive look at communications achievements across the Asian Pacific region.

 

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Make a date with a Sarawak festival

Make a date with a Sarawak festival

SINGAPORE, 18 October 2018: A strong sales team from the Sarawak Tourism Board, six travel agencies, travel content owners and hoteliers are attending ITB Asia this week.

Working out of booth C05, at ITB Asia, which is being held through to Friday 19 October at the Marina Bay Sands in Singapore, team members reported  full appointment schedules during the opening day.

Sarawak International Dragon Boat Regatta

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Updated on October 18, 2018.

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Business Networking In Singapore Generates New Opportunities

Business Networking In Singapore Generates New Opportunities

Singapore, Wednesday –  11  Sarawak  travel partners took part in the business networking session  in Singapore yesterday  opening opportunities for more Singaporeans to travel to visit the State.

40 Singapore tour operators turned up for the session sharing business opportunities and to update Sarawak product experiences to be marketed to Singaporeans and also its expats communities.

‘Singapore has been one of our focus markets and favourite destination for students and family travel with a penchant of our diverse culture, nature and adventure,’ said the Sarawak Tourism Board’s Marketing Manager, Gustino Basuan.

Meanwhile the Managing Director of Sibu-based Greatown Travel, Ling How Kang, has expressed his satisfaction on the outcome of the business networking.

‘We discovered good business prospects with the interest showed by the Singapore agents on Sibu and Central Sarawak and we look forward to much better arrivals next year arising from the aggressive promotion that we had over the years in Singapore,’ he added.

However, we faced challenges post by non-availability of direct flights from Singapore and Sibu, he lamented.

The Sarawak industry partners today continued their promotion in the City State making their presence felt at the three-day ITB Asia held at the Marina Bay Sands.

Singapore’s visitors’ arrival to date stood at 25,922, an increase of 1.53% compared to the same period last year.

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Picture shows the networking session.

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